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Ruben Martinez, LMFT

LGBTQ+ Self esteem, Motivation Coping with life changes Coaching
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About me

Ruben Martinez Jr. is an experienced Bicultural and Bilingual Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. Ruben is skilled in behavioral and mindfulness therapies and highly experienced conducting individual, family, group, and life-skills counseling. Ruben is also trained and experienced in early childhood services and has experience working with youth, adolescents and adults adjusting to important life domains including self-care, home living, academic, health, self-direction, leisure, spirituality, social/interpersonal skills, use of community resources, and vocation. Ruben is also an experienced Clinical Trainer on various overall wellness topics, including early childhood, trauma, and resilience at the university level.

Ruben has worked with many individuals and families, seeking support in building resilience, positive coping, and managing challenging symptoms in his training and practice. Ruben helps his clients build awareness around what they are thinking, feeling, and doing while supporting the coping tools necessary to create change and build resilience. If you feel ready to connect with a professional who can provide specialized services tailored to your needs, reach out to Ruben for support.

Ruben has a love for sports, travel, music, art, and animals.

Professional experience

15yrs in practice
LGBTQ+ Self esteem, Motivation Coping with life changes Coaching

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, Compassion fatigue, Adoption and Foster Care, Caregiver issues and stress, Communication problems, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Guilt and shame, HIV / AIDS, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Isolation / loneliness, Life purpose, Men's issues, Midlife crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and financial issues, Multicultural Concerns, Panic disorder and panic attacks, Post-traumatic stress, Self-love, Sexuality, Somatization, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy

Services offered

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License information

CA LMFT 105115


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Ruben Martinez. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

He is a good listener. He is good at his job as a therapist. I definitely feel comfortable sharing with him my anxiety issues. He is really helpful and working for my betterment.

Written on Mar 18, 2024 after therapy with Ruben for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, self esteem, career difficulties, and adhd

Ive had a couple of sessions with Mr Ruben and for my first time doing therapy. He is everything I had hoped for.

Written on Mar 10, 2024 after therapy with Ruben for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and compassion fatigue

Wonderful therapist. Great listening skills. Very kind and provides a lot of good insight.

Written on Nov 23, 2022 after therapy with Ruben for 7 months on issues concerning relationship issues, self esteem, and adhd

Ruben is an amazing therapist and i was so lucky to have matched with him <3 he is so real and so understanding and provides the best advice.

Written on Oct 19, 2022 after therapy with Ruben for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd